Jeff Koons - Ballerinas, work in progress - Mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating - 100 x 70 x 62 inches © Jeff Koons - Hall 2.0 / B15 - Courtesy Gagosian Gallery NY

Jeff Koons – Ballerinas, work in progress – Mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating – 100 x 70 x 62 inches © Jeff Koons – Hall 2.0 / B15 – Courtesy Gagosian Gallery NY


From June 13 to June 16 2013 – Halls 1 and 2 of Messe Basel at Messeplatz.

Art Basel has been described as the ‘Olympics of the Art World’. Over 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa show the work of more than 4,000 artists, ranging from the great masters of Modern art to the latest generation of emerging stars.

Hermann Scherer Selbstbildnis in Landschaft, 1924 - 1926 Oil on canvas 109 x 89 cm - Hall 2.0/A3 - Courtesy of Galerie Carzaniga

Hermann Scherer Selbstbildnis in Landschaft, 1924 – 1926 Oil on canvas 109 x 89 cm – Hall 2.0/A3 – Courtesy of Galerie Carzaniga


T
he show’s individual sectors represent every artistic medium: paintings, sculpture, installations, videos, multiples, prints, photography, and performance. Each day offers a full program of events, including symposiums, films, and artist talks. Further afield, exhibitions and events are offered by cultural institutions in Basel and the surrounding area, creating an exciting, region-wide art week.

Art Basel